Why is mama off her nest?!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Goat_Walker, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Help please!


    I have 18 eggs that are due this weekend or next, mama has been good and glued to the nest, but when i came home today she was off of it!

    Last time this happened i had a duckling waiting in the nest for me, this time all the eggs are intact, what do I do?!
     
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Uh... she needed to go poop? Or, maybe she was hungry/thirsty?
     
  3. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    I have food and water in her little cave outside of the kennel, she usually uses that and goes straight back into the nest.
     

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